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Public Health Officer I

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Medical, health
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

The Public Health Officer I, will be responsible to the Senior Public Health Officer forimplementation of sanitation and hygiene standards in the Hospital.

Qualifications and Experience

 Bachelors degree in either Environmental Health Science or Public Health
Inspection from a recognized institution.
 At least three (3) years progressive work experience in a large institution.
 A valid Public Health Officers and Technicians Registration Council Certificate.
 Certificate of proficiency in computer applications from a recognized institution.


•Inspection for preventive maintenance in the Hospital, hospital sanitation, healthcareand waste management.

• Implementing sanitation and hygiene standards in the Hospital.
• Mobilising, sensitizing and advising Hospital peripheral communities on matters
related to environmental health.
• Identifying environmental health issues.
• Implementing vector, vermin and rodent control measures.
• Implementing integrated mosquito control strategies.
• Participating in research, teaching and supervising the performance of both medicaland non-medical staff as well as students.
• Participating in preparation of annual budgets for the department.
• Participating in Administrative activities of the department.
• Participating in delivery of hospital strategic plan and performance contract.
• Supervision of staff under him/her

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Medical, health
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Reporting; Office administration, management; Business strategy; Quality management; Training delivery; Public health; Medicine
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Kenyatta National Hospital

Health care, medicalCompany size: 1000+ people

Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi is the oldest hospital in Kenya. Founded in 1901 with a bed capacity of 40 as the Native Civil hospital, it was renamed the King George VI in 1952. At that time the settler community were served by the nearby European Hospital (now Nairobi Hospital). It was renamed Kenyatta National Hospital — after Jomo Kenyatta — following independence from the British. It is currently the largest referral and teaching hospital in the country.

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